At Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice, we recognise that postdocs are the main powerhouse of research output and are destined to become the future leaders of science. The University postdoc programme was established specifically to provide our postdocs with the necessary scientific & technical support and tailored mentoring to fast-track their careers.
Research groups at University cover a range of expertise and advanced techniques in Medicine, Life Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computers Science, Law, Arts and Public Administration.
Why complete a post-doctoral stay at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University?
Your postdoctoral stay at the University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik in Košice will be as you plan it. You can join a research team, do independent research in the laboratory. In any case, you will solve topics that you choose yourself – under the auspices of a tutor – the responsible worker for the postdoctoral stay at your new place of work.
You will be involved in research projects
You will be able to choose from more than 300 projects that are currently being solved at the University of Pavel Jozef Šafárik in Košice. You will, for example, participate in research on the structure and dynamics of biomolecules using x-ray techniques, to research the history of the Holocaust, you will analyse the position of women in the political environment of the Slovak Republic and in the Nordic countries of Europe, or you will start your own research that you propose yourself.
You will continue to grow professionally at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University
You can continue to learn and improve your skills and abilities necessary for research, development and teaching.
You will work in top laboratories with top experts
We will provide you with the necessary premises, laboratories with top equipment and instruments for your research. You will work, for example, in these laboratories, in the university science parks UVP Medipark, UVP Technicom and the scientific research centre Promatech together with by our experts from various fields of research or in a collective of workers from some of our top teams.
Your work can have a real use
Great research does not have to stop with a Ph.D. title next to your name. You will get contacts with scientists from your field and new ideas and inspiration for your work at international conferences in which you will have the opportunity to participate. Your work can also have a real use. It may also help shed light on various current issues and long-standing problems. For example, you will be able to design and test new approaches in the field in vitro fertilization, set a new direction in leukemia treatment, design a new generation of targeted transport systems capable of binding a wide range of drugs or new forms of work with socially disadvantaged groups, design and test the use of the magnetoimpedance phenomenon for sensing external parameters in multifunctional materials, participate in the data analysis of legislation and jurisprudence in business law and information technology law, propose the exercise of competences and the creation of public policy of municipalities and cities in an international context or participate in the solution of various other topics and theoretical or practical problems.